1945 Indianapolis Indians Statistics

American Association (AA) - Class: AA
Team Record: 90-63
2nd in the AA
Manager: Bill Burwell (90-63)
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Ballpark: Owen J. Bush Stadium
Attendance: 229,145, Avg. 2,995
1945 Indianapolis Indians Roster

Playoffs - St. Paul Saints 4 games, Indianapolis Indians 2

The Indianapolis Indians of the American Association ended the 1945 season with a record of 90 wins and 63 losses, second in the AA.

The Indians allowed 630 runs, least in the league. Indianapolis plated 756 runs. Stan Wentzel paced the team with 14 home runs and drove in 103 runs, while leading all qualifying hitters on the roster with a .321 average. Lefty Wallace topped the squad with 17 wins and a team-best 1.83 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Players from the 1945 Indianapolis Indians who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Bob Brady, Ben Cardoni, George Detore, Tom Earley, Gil English, Wes Flowers, Ben Geraghty, Heinie Heltzel, Ira Hutchinson, George Jeffcoat, Bob Logan, Russ Lyon, Joe Mack, Eddie Morgan, Dave Odom, Art Parks, Jess Pike, Woody Rich, Hal Schacker, Steve Shemo, Vince Shupe, Lefty Wallace, Norm Wallen, Stan Wentzel and Ed Wright.

Bill Burwell served as manager.


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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Lefty Wallace174.8101.8325223157177.0153493658124113
Ed Wright135.7223.0820182122146.011853505451513
Wes Flowers1312.5204.3441269124201.0212106978984105
Pedro Jimenez116.6473.7739161790160.017578675859404
Harry Durheim83.7273.7621983179.08546334230211
Glen Fletcher86.5713.382013562104.09750395955013
George Jeffcoat76.5383.6329121253104.010854425243502
Woody Rich64.6004.56181173073.08242373847604
Tom Earley22.5006.94100035.05132271110001
Ira Hutchinson26.2504.76111013070.07643372924100
Bob Logan11.5002.574311021.01996140000
Dave Odom000.004007.0362
Alfred Haines000.001001.0300
Walter Dickerson000.00101001.0211111
Frank Wilkie000.003009.0692
Lee Hazel000.001002.0203
Hal Schacker02.0005.7350011.0138755100
Mike Roscoe02.00015.435211014.0262524132000
Totals8859.5993.7225814267701901215.0123159650205380542265270

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Stan Wentzel154632574102184351114103304875.321.375.493.8682831128
Art Parks13859351310416027486807629.312.401.427.8282191704
Gil English1375575048114426699724837.286.349.415.7642091214
Heinie Heltzel1425714966412524154825956.252.336.335.67116612412
Ben Geraghty1174894116311111502556941.270.380.321.7011321245
Bob Brady1164303874010917816323535.282.344.375.719145726
Joe Mack80345279569315154605537.333.445.448.8931252110
Vince Shupe733172954793151034721815.315.357.464.821137313
George Detore7821518619445012222517.237.330.280.61052913
Norm Wallen5817515712383021611121.242.300.299.59947125
Steve Shemo351221052031710103159.295.388.381.76940011
Jess Pike228272102411115198.333.415.417.83130210
Pedro Jimenez4777757247008017.320.329.413.74231301
Ed Wright21666212193008022.306.328.355.68322302
Thomas Davis247965614300611212.215.346.262.60817111
Wes Flowers41797391460060310.192.224.274.49820003
Frank Wilkie316356101230061725.214.302.268.56915000
Lefty Wallace307968111231020721.176.253.250.50317104
Bob Fletcher1453445101209185.227.346.341.68715001
Glen Fletcher204140392002014.225.244.275.51911100
Harry Durheim212620360002021.300.364.300.6646004
Woody Rich183024261000042.250.357.292.6497102
Ira Hutchinson112623240000024.174.240.174.4144001
George Jeffcoat2939380410030010.105.105.132.2375001
Tom Earley101515130001003.200.200.200.4003000
Bob Logan4992.222.222.222.4442
Mike Roscoe5660000.000.000.000.0000
Dave Odom4110000.000.000.000.0000
Lee Hazel1110000.000.000.000.0000
Hal Schacker5110000.000.000.000.0000
Totals14865219460068912952165149613530517486.282.357.383.739176098218100


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Joe Mack1B80676631164.9859.238
Vince Shupe1B7365242654.9919.507
Ben Geraghty2B1163103051374.9795.302
Steve Shemo2B236349622.9494.870
Bob Fletcher2B14213831.9524.214
Gil English3B1141182561230.9693.281
Norm Wallen3B51458949.9712.627
Bob BradyC1074771041517.9755.43013
George DetoreC522013444.9834.5192
Stan WentzelOF15437917104.9752.571
Art ParksOF133233672.9721.797
Gil EnglishOF26350001.0001.346
Thomas DavisOF2225131.8971.182
Jess PikeOF2025110.9631.300
Wes FlowersP41105123.9681.488
Pedro JimenezP3983712.9781.154
George JeffcoatP29161921.9461.207
Lefty WallaceP2583641.9171.760
Harry DurheimP2131821.9131.000
Ed WrightP2093613.9782.250
Glen FletcherP2042442.8751.400
Woody RichP1811111.923.667
Ira HutchinsonP1131223.8821.364
Tom EarleyP1025011.000.700
Hal SchackerP5.000
Mike RoscoeP5.000
Dave OdomP4.000
Bob LoganP4.000
Frank WilkieP3.000
Lee HazelP1.000
Alfred HainesP1.000
Walter DickersonP101001.0001.000
Heinie HeltzelSS1412314014670.9324.482
Frank WilkieSS14252737.9453.714
Totals139835801683163377.9703.7651500

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.





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